Title: 1) Payroll Manager, 2) Owner
Company: 1) Ellie Mae 2) 3B Financial
Location: Oakland, California, United States
LaTanya Stewart, Payroll Manager at Ellie Mae and Owner of 3B Financial, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in financial administration.
Thankful for her strong familial foundation, Ms. Stewart has always wanted to be able to provide services for others based on the work she saw accomplished by her family. She believes that employees are the backbone of many organizations, and strives never to take their work for granted. Embarking on her professional journey, she accepted a position as a payroll supervisor at The American Red Cross in Oakland, California, which she held from 1997 to 2001. Ms. Stewart additionally served as a billing and payroll supervisor for Alert Staffing from 1998 to 1999, and in 2001, she transitioned to the Exploratorium in San Francisco, California, employing her experience as a payroll supervisor for four years.
From 2005 to 2007, Ms. Stewart worked as the financial director of The Mentoring Center. Recognizing the importance of higher education, she attended the University of Phoenix, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in accounting in 2008. She garnered experience at multiple organizations, including holding payroll administration positions at Innovative Technical Solutions Incorporated, the Westin San Francisco Market Street, Equinox Incorporated and Tesla Motors Incorporated, before starting as a payroll manager and accounts payable administrator at Livescribe Incorporated, where she remained until 2016. During her tenure with the organization, Ms. Stewart continued her academic pursuits at DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, where she earned a master’s degree in financial management in 2012.
In 2013, Ms. Stewart became a public notary in the state of California, a designation she presently holds, and in 2017, she left her position at Livescribe Incorporated to begin working for OSIsoft LLC in San Leandro, California. She served the organization as a payroll analyst, payroll administrator and payroll manager, and in 2019, she left to start as a payroll manager at Ellie Mae in Pleasanton, California, additionally founding her own business, 3B Financial. She currently holds both positions. Ms. Stewart has shared her expertise as a financial literacy teacher at the Institute for the Advanced Study of Black Family Life and Culture, and maintains memberships to the National Association of Professional Women and the American Payroll Association. In the coming years, she hopes to be able to retire from her full-time vocation and focus solely on her own business.
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